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Five reasons to start walking every day

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It can be hard to start a new fitness regime and many people are put off because they think getting active is too difficult. However fitness doesn't have to be hard. Walking is a low impact activity with amazing health benefits.

If you want to make a change, simply start by walking every day. Here are five reasons why starting a daily walking routine is a great idea.

Walking is a great way to get outside and explore

Walking is an easy way to burn calories

Whilst walking doesn't burn a high number of calories, every little helps when you are starting a fitness regime. By walking 30 minutes a day you can burn up to 150 calories. If you currently do little to no exercise this can be a great way to start losing weight and getting fit.

The longer your walking route the more calories you will burn

It's free!

Unlike gym memberships and fitness classes going out for a walk is free. All you need is comfortable clothing and a good pair of shoes or trainers.

Walking is an easy way to increase fitness and burn calories
Walking is the perfect free, healthy activity

You can fit it into your daily life

Most people have a reason for not exercising, whether it's a busy work schedule or being unable to get to the gym. This is why adding a walking routine into your life is a good idea. You can add go for a walk on your lunch break or walk somewhere you would usually drive to, like the local shops. Adding exercise into your daily routine makes it easier to stick to. If you have young children you can bring them along and you can always invite a friend to make your daily fitness routine a new fun activity.

Walking has amazing health benefits

Keeping active and moving your body is something we all need to do to keep healthy. Walking is not only an easy way to burn calories it helps keep your heart healthy, builds stamina and fitness levels. The great thing about walking is it is low impact and you can build up your speed and distance. Getting outside and enjoying the fresh air is also great for your mental health. If you concentrate on your breathing and try to clear your mind as you walk it can help keep you relaxed.

Every cloud has a silver lining. Get out no matter what the weather and improve your health one step at a time

You get to explore the area and enjoy nature

Finding a park or local nature reserve is a great way to get motivated and start walking. By exploring beautiful areas you will forget that you are also exercising because you will be busy enjoying the views.

If you live in a busy city head to a local park. Walking is also a great way to get to know your neighbourhood. Whilst you are on foot you get to see places that you simply miss when travelling by car or public transport. Who knows what hidden gems you will uncover.

You never know what beautiful places you will find on your walk

So what are you waiting for? Get your shoes on and start building up those daily steps. Walking is a simple, free and effective way to get fit. With amazing health benefits it is the perfect low impact exercise which everyone can enjoy.

The very best way to exercise

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